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Waters Gathered “In One Place”

This is a discussion of a verse, the wording of which has always bothered me.  So I decided to look into it, and discovered a good deal of very useful, enlightening, and intriguing information that seems to be consistent with my Limited Raqia/Firmament Theory.  Here’s the verse:

Genesis 1:9 And God said, “Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear.” And it was so. (ESV)

The Hebrew here is this:  one ( ‘echad אֶחָד ) place (maqowm מָקוֹם ).  The word for “one” is not remarkable, so far as I understand it.  But the word for “place” deserves attention. Continue reading Waters Gathered “In One Place”